Harvard topples Penn

Siyani Chambers made 6 of 6 free throws in the final 41 seconds and finished with 13 points, 6 assists, and 4 steals to help Harvard beat Penn, 69-59, in a men’s basketball game at Lavietes Pavilion on Friday night.

Bryce Aiken and Corey Johnson scored 12 points, Seth Towns added 11, and Justin Bassey had 10 for Harvard (12-6, 4-1 Ivy League), which trailed by as many as 15 points.

Darnell Foreman hit two free throws to cut Penn’s deficit to 58-55, but Zena Edosomwan put back his own missed putback, then Johnson hit a three to make it 63-55 with two minutes to go.


Tyler Hamilton made a pair of foul shots but the Quakers missed five of their last six shots and Chambers’s free throws sealed it.

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Matt Howard had 14 points and Darnell Foreman scored 11 for Penn (7-10, 0-4), which has lost five of its last six.

Men’s hockey

UMass Lowell 6, Northeastern 4 — Connor Wilson, Ryan Dmowski, and Kenny Hausinger scored in the third period to lift the No. 10 River Hawks (16-9-3, 8-7-1 Hockey East) over the host Huskies (11-11-5, 5-9-3).

Adam Gaudette and Matt Filipe scored two goals apiece for Northeastern.

BU 3, UMass 1 — Freshman Clayton Keller scored a goal and added two assists to lead the No. 3. Terriers (18-7-2, 11-4-2 Hockey East) over the Minutemen (5-21-2, 2-13-1) at Agganis Arena.


 Jake Oettinger made 28 saves.

BC 6, UNH 4 — Ryan Fitzgerald and Colin White each had a goal and an assist to help the No. 8 Eagles (18-9-2, 13-3-1 Hockey East) knock off the Wildcats (11-12-4, 6-6-3) in Durham, N.H.

Providence 3, Maine 2 — Jake Walman’s power-play goal with 1:53 to play capped a third period rally as the No. 15 Friars (15-8-4, 7-6-2 Hockey East) edged the Black Bears (10-14-3, 4-10-1) in Providence.

Harvard 5, Dartmouth 2 — Sean Malone had two goals and an assist, and Merrick Madsen stopped 28 shots to backstop the No. 5 Crimson (15-5-2, 11-4-2 ECAC) past the Big Green (8-12-3, 5-9-2) at Bright-Landry Center.

Women’s hockey

BC 4, UConn 4 — Caitrin Lonergan scored at 1:42 of the third period to help the the sixth-ranked Eagles (20-3-5, 15-2-3 Hockey East) salvage a tie with the Huskies (12-13-4, 7-10-2) at Conte Forum. The tie allows BC to claim their fourth straight Hockey East regular-season title.


Northeastern 4, Providence 3 — Defenseman Lauren Kelly scored a power-play goal 1:07 into overtime to lift the Huskies (18-9-3, 13-7-2 Hockey East) over the Friars (14-13-2, 9-8-2) at Matthews Arena.

Shelby Herrington, McKenna Brand, and Hayley Scamurra also scored for Northeastern. Sarah Foss turned aside 26 shots to get the win.

Brooke Boquist, Kate Friesen, and Madison Sansone found the back of the net for Providence.

St. Lawrence 2, Harvard 1 — Kalie Grant scored in the first period and Kennedy Marchment added a power-play tally in the second to lead the No. 5 Saints (22-3-2, 14-2-1 ECAC) past the Crimson (3-17-3, 3-11-3) at Bright-Landry Center. Grace Harrison stopped 32 shots for the win.

Kyra Colbert scored Harvard’s lone goal at 5:31 of the second period.

Women’s basketball

Stanford 58, Southern Cal 42 — Karlie Samuelson scored 21 points while Erica McCall added 18 points as the Cardinal (20-3, 10-1 Pac-12) beat the Trojans (12-10, 3-8) in Palo Alto, Calif., for their seventh straight victory.

 With the win, Tara VanDerveer becomes just the second NCAA women’s coach to reach 1,000 career victories, joining the late Pat Summitt.

Penn 63, Harvard 43 — Sydney Skinner had 11 points and Madeline Raster added 10, but the Crimson (16-2, 4-1 Ivy) fell to the Quakers (11-6, 4-0) in Philadelphia, ending their record 16-game winning streak.

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The men’s basketball game between No. 12 North Carolina and No. 20 Notre Dame scheduled for Saturday at 6 p.m. in Chapel Hill has been postponed to Sunday at 1 p.m. and moved to Greensboro due to a water shortage.